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Injured Climber on Mount Olympus Transferred to Shelter

A female climber, who fell while hiking near the peak of Stefani or "Thronos Dios" (Throne of Zeus) at a height of about 2,800...

Rescue Operation Underway on Mount Olympus for Seriously Injured Climber

A large operation is underway by the Hellenic Rescue Team in Mount Olympus since Saturday morning to rescue a female climber who fell while...

Another Hiker Dies in Latest Mount Olympus Tragedy

A 55-year-old hiker was killed at Mount Olympus on Monday, two days after the death of another climber, on Saturday. The man and another hiker...

Hiker Dies in Accident on Mount Olympus, Second is Rescued (video)

One of two hikers that became trapped on Mount Olympus has died while the second was successfully rescued in an operation mounted by the...

Dion Archaeological Site in Northern Greece Covered in Mud

Greek archaeologists say that the ancient site of Dion in the northern prefecture of Pieria, Greece; which as a result of heavy rains has...

Μissing Μountaineer on Mount Olympus Found Safe

Greek rescuers succeeded in locating and freeing a Romanian mountaineer who was missing since Saturday evening on Mt. Olympus. The rescue operation took more than...
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Promitheia: Reviving the Ancient Greek Spirit on Mount Olympus

Hundreds of people gathered on Mount Olympus in central Greece for the annual festival dedicated to the Ancient Greek spirit. The Prometheia festival, now in its 22nd...

Israel’s Air Force Practices Drills Over Mt Olympus’ ‘Complex Combat Arena’ in Greece [video]

Over the past two weeks, Israel's Air Force trained IAF CH-53 Sea Stallion and CH-60 Black Hawk helicopters over the challenging topography of 2,918-meter...
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New 360 Video Project Offers a Unique Mount Olympus Experience!

  Greek photographer Babis Giritziotis has started a unique project that offers a unique virtual tour of Mount Olympus' highest summits. The Mount Olympus Summits 360° project...

‘Promeithea’: A Three-Day Event Brings Back the Ancient Greek Spirit [video]

Most visitors to Greece relate to its ancient past through monuments, museums, or, if they are really motivated, through books. Few, if any, are...

More Greeks Turn to Worship of Ancient Gods

The worship of gods of the ancients is returning as groups that espouse adoration for the mythological figures have sprung up in modern-day Greece. Several...

Digital Journey to the Peak of Mount Olympus

The Information Center of Olympus National Park will be offering a relaxed journey to the peak of Mount Olympus as of June 12, in...

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